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The GOP's Plan to Isolate Rand Paul

On security, it's Rand Paul against his party. And the party has a plan.

The 70th Anniversary of the Flag Raising at Iwo Jima

In 1945, photographer Joe Rosenthal took the photo that became one of the most recognized images of World War II.


Conservative Groups Won’t Budge In Their Opposition to a Clean DHS Funding Bill

If Democrats push GOP leaders into a clean bill to keep DHS from shutting down this week, outside conservative groups fear it will be a long two years. 

Paralyzed By Ukraine, Dumbfounded by Russia

As the cease-fire collapses, Obama cannot commit to the next course of action to counter Moscow. And he's running out of time.

On Foreign Policy, Republicans Remain the Party of Bush

Jeb Bush has received outsized scrutiny for the makeup of his large team of foreign policy advisers, as observers try to cull any clues about his thinking on international affa...

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State believes it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here's what that means for its strategy.

The Outrage Dilemma

How exactly can a war-weary United States "do something" about ISIS and Ukraine?

John Boehner Is Not Budging on His DHS Funding Plan

And he says Democrats will be to blame if the department closes after funding expires on Feb. 27.

What Would the 2007 Obama Say About His War Approval Request?

His first official campaign speech was eight years ago Tuesday. Times have changed.

A Brief, Turbulent History of the U.S. Embassy in Yemen

The compound, which has seen several terrorist threats in the recent past, will shut down this week for security reasons.

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